Bodamalai Hills
Basic information
Sample name: Bodamalai Hills

Reference: A. L. Pragasan. 2015. Tree carbon stock assessment from the tropical forests of Bodamalai hills located in India. Journal of Earth Science and Climatic Change 6(10):1-6 [ER 2481]
Geography
Country: India
State: Tamil Nadu

Coordinate: 11° 18' 30" N, 78° 38' 45" E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text as range
Geography comments: "Bodamalai covers about 156 km2 areas, and its altitude ranges from 300 to 1155 m"
altitude values for the 10 sites range from 371.9 to 634.5 m; entered value is the median
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 28.3
MAP: 1058.0
Habitat comments: "The bulk of the rainfall is received during August to October, and the mean annual rainy days are 61 days"
Methods
Life forms: trees
Sites: 10
Site area: 5.000
Sampling methods: belt transect
Sample size: 1449
Minimum size: 30.0cm girth at breast height
Sampling comments: "The entire stretch of the study area was divided into 6.25 6.25 m
grids, from each grid one 0.5 ha transect (5 m 1000 m) was established "
Metadata
Sample: 2763
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2017-11-02 15:09:36
Modified: 2017-11-02 15:09:36
Abundance distribution
64 species
11 singletons
total count 1449
Fisher's α: 13.703
geometric series k: 0.9169
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9350
Shannon's H: 3.2322
Good's u: 0.9924
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